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Volume 11, Issue3May/June, 1998

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Every four years since the early 1970s, the National Academy of Sciences has convened a group of distinguished leaders in science to study training needs in health research. And every four years the group issues a report recommending specific numbers of the National Research Service Awards (NRSA) in various disciplines. More

Where There’s Smoke … There’s Health Research

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A Decade Down, A Millennium To Go

It’s hard to believe that my year as president of APS has come to a close. It was a very good year! Although the nature of APS operations means that my travel schedule was not much fuller than usual (I was in Washington only once, for example, between the two More

Summit 98

When representatives from more than 90 of the world’s leading behavioral science organizations convene a few years before the new millennium, you can expect talk to center around the future. What you may not expect, though, is for there to be such a strong consensus among so many organizations on More